Greenworks

Greenworks is a global environmental stewardship network that supports teachers in project-based teaching and their students in implementing local community projects.

2024 Projects

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Beeworks (Guapimel)

Brazil

A collaborative partnership between the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and the Guapiruvu agroforestry community in São Paulo state, this project will focus on developing knowledge, research, and cultivation skills related to native stingless bees for the purposes of honey harvesting and distribution to co-ops that distribute forest products throughout São Paulo state.

 

Roberto Greco

Roberto Greco

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Greenworks Ternate

Indonesia

Driven by the business and marketing degree program at Khairun University, Greenworks Ternate aims to offer a condensed version of the Project Design curriculum to business and marketing students during a 1-2 week period.  Faculty will work with students to help them develop and implement environmental stewardship projects based on their interests.

Zandy Zain

Zandy Zain

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Clean Rivers (Чисті Ріки)

Ukraine

A collaborative partnership between Lviv Polytechnic and Sukel’ River communities in the Bolekhiv region of the Carpathian Mountains, this project will focus on developing knowledge, research, and teaching resources related to the Sukel’ River and geoformations in the region as part of a broader effort to develop geotourism in the area.

Ihor Bubniak

Ihor Bubniak

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Astrosustainability Incubator

US Virgin Islands

This program will work to develop a sustainable Astronomy Club at the University of the Virgin Islands that helps students build understanding and project prototypes that integrate astronomy with other island activities, such as agriculture and marine tourism.  This project builds on our previous astrotourism work and expands it to new student interests.

Brice Orange

Brice Orange

Get Involved

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Phase 1

Training

6-week teacher training program in project-based teaching and learning

Teach the Project Design curriculum in your classroom

Your students implement their projects in your community

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Phase 2

Capacity Building

Continued training in grant-writing, fundraising, and business partnerships

Raise funds locally to continue growing the program

Self-sufficient Greenworks operations in your school or university

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Phase 3

Greenworks

Students post their projects to the Greenworks network

Find mentors, equipment, and funding to better implement projects

Build international collaborations for the green works in your communities!

Greenworks Junior

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As part of our endeavor to extend Greenworks into a global program, Jim Morgan of Ivy Collegiate School (South Korea) and Soodeh Sepehri (Iran) have taken the lead in adapting the Greenworks Project Design curriculum for grade school and high school students.  Pilot versions will run throughout 2024 with plans for future expansion in 2025.

Global Partners

Roberto Greco

Roberto Greco

In-Country Facilitator

Brazil (São Paulo)

Halikuddin Umasangaji

Halikuddin Umasangaji

In-Country Facilitator

Indonesia (North Maluku)

Lily Ishak

Lily Ishak

In-Country Facilitator

Indonesia (North Maluku)

Zandy Zain

Zandy Zain

In-Country Facilitator

Indonesia (North Maluku)

Ihor Bubniak

Ihor Bubniak

In-Country Facilitator

Ukraine (Lviv)

Brice Orange

Brice Orange

In-Country Facilitator

USA (US Virgin Islands)

Jim Morgan

Jim Morgan

Greenworks Junior

South Korea

Soodeh Sepehri

Soodeh Sepehri

Greenworks Junior

Iran

Lev Horodyskyj

Lev Horodyskyj

Co-Lead (Science)

Brazil/USA

Tara Lennon

Tara Lennon

Co-Lead (Policy)

USA

David Orta

David Orta

Program Coordinator

USA

Daniel Orta

Daniel Orta

Program Coordinator

USA

Anirudh Mannattil

Anirudh Mannattil

Junior Coordinator

Singapore

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D. Deivy Z. Castellano

D. Deivy Z. Castellano

Mid-2024 Student (Community Development)

Argentina/Ecuador

Diego Huite

Diego Huite

Mid-2024 Student (Exchange Website Development)

Guatemala

Sebastián Valle

Sebastián Valle

Mid-2024 Student (Sensor Prototyping)

Guatemala